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a letter from O’s mama

My trip to Sri Lanka seems ages ago. The temperatures keep dipping into the negatives here, and sometimes it seems like those warm days near the Indian Ocean were just a dream. I can’t remember what it feels like for my bones to be warm. That world is so different from my snow-covered one. Then,… Read more »


married at thirteen.

The first thing I notice is that the English words on her shirt don’t make sense. “Color Goob” it says, like an unwitting jab at the reader of which the wearer is oblivious. Laying over her shirt is a large, stong braid of black wavy hair, falling down from the whisps around her face. The… Read more »